COVID-19 & Campus Updates

COVID-19 Confirmed Cases

Positive cases reported within the last 14 days











If you are identified as having been in contact with or in close proximity to someone who has tested positive for COVID-19, you will be notified immediately. 

If a member of the community tests positive for COVID-19, they should complete and submit a Northwestern Qatar COVID-19 Report Form as soon as possible after receiving their results.

COVID-19 Updates

The latest information on Qatar’s Travel and Return can be found here. 

For the latest information on accessing Northwestern Qatar's building and/or using any facilities on campus, visit this page.
Northwestern’s home campus is also providing frequent updates on its website, which includes a FAQ page.

Northwestern Qatar

  • Anyone entering the Northwestern Qatar building must be vaccinated unless you have a health condition that does not allow - based on a medical report – you to be vaccinated. If you are not vaccinated, you will be required to carry out a rapid antigen test that is accredited by the Ministry of Public Health weekly. Tests can be carried out at MoPH-accredited testing centers listed at this link. To enter the Northwestern Qatar building you will be required to present your negative test results.

  • If you have been vaccinated, but your Ehteraz app status does not reflect this, you will be required to present your vaccination card or certificate to gain entry.

  • If you are diagnosed with Covid-19 or have been exposed to someone with the virus you should report this information immediately here (use NU-Q VPN) 

Qatar Foundation

  • The QF Nutrition Clinic is offering virtual consultations for patients over Microsoft Teams, to help provide tailored meal plans and healthy recipes as well as tips on boosting immunity. For more information or to book an appointment, please email 

  • The QF Primary Health Care Center (QF-PHCC) is providing in-person consultations along with telemedicine consultations. Patients should call QF-PHCC on 44541240 or 44541244, or email, to book an appointment. 

  • Qatar requires face masks when outside your home – except when you are in your car alone, and while exercising and practicing social distancing. The fines for not complying are imprisonment for up to three years and/or a fine not to exceed QR 200,000. Masks are sold at pharmacies and supermarkets in Doha.

  • Qatar launched remote healthcare services where patients can call a hotline 16000 from 7:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m. daily, to receive video or audio consultations.

Campus Updates